Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

May 1, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

John and Louise Bryan in the Time of Corona: What is a Merry Man?

Louise Bryan currently serves as Vice Mayor of the City of Belle Meade (BAM!) and makes a mean Shrimp and Grits. Her husband, John Bryan, is Hushpuppy King of Savannah Classics (CEO). Today, they share their Bacon Wisdom… Hi Louise and John! It’s so great to spend some time with you today! John, the last time I saw you was a few months ago when …

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October 23, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

City Life: Guest Post by Louise Bryan

Book Title: Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Today’s Bacon is brought to you by Louise Bryan, a long-time and beloved book club friend and current candidate for Belle Meade City Commissioner. You get to know someone pretty well over many years of book club, and I’d like to share a few observations: Louise is bright, capable, calm, sensible and moderate in all things. She’s a planner. She’s good at both listening and …

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November 25, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Louise Bryan on The Burgess Boys

Book Title: The Burgess Boys

Louise Bryan was losing sleep.  It wasn’t any one thing.  I promise you she’s not complaining, but sometimes the stresses of parenthood, other family and volunteer obligations, and her work at Vanderbilt add up.  In the dark hours of the night she found herself picking up a book; and that is how, over a period of a few months, Louise caught up on her reading. Louise …

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